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10:00 am
Wed, Apr 26
Eastover
Children's Area
Share stories, songs, craft, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Wed, Apr 26
Southeast
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
11:00 am
Wed, Apr 26
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Wed, Apr 26
Main
Career Coaching Center
Career Coaches will be available to answer your résumé questions on a first-come, first-served basis.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Apr 26
Eastover
Children's Area
Fun-filled workshops that integrate literacy and science by linking children’s books with inquiry based hands-on science explorations. Presented by EdVenture Children’s Museum, with the Franklin Institute Science Museum and the Free Library of Philadelphia LEAP into Science Family Workshops.
Children, Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Apr 26
Main
Learning Engagement Classroom
Join us to discuss "The Corrections", by Jonathan Franzen.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Apr 26
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Facebook is a great tool to help you stay in touch with friends and family. Learn how to set up an account, adjust privacy settings, post updates and pictures, and join conversations.
Computer Class
Adults
10:00 am
Thu, Apr 27
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. This storytime is suited for walkers.
Storytime
1-2, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Thu, Apr 27
Southeast
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
10:45 am
Thu, Apr 27
Sandhills
Children's Maker
After storytime head on over to the Maker Lab for a STEAM activity for future Einsteins.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
3-5, Programs for Young Children
2:30 pm
Thu, Apr 27
Main
BCR Classroom
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? Drop-in to our Computer Basics Learning Lab for personalized assistance. Learn basic computer skills such as using a mouse, saving files to a computer, navigating the Internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account and attaching files to email.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Apr 27
Main
Meeting Space 200
We've got a Playstation 4, Xbox One, and a Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us every Thursday on our second floor to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games. 
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
5:30 pm
Thu, Apr 27
Eastover
Meeting Room
Handwriting strengthens brain connections and contributes to academic success. It’s true! Come have fun building those handwriting muscles! For students ages 6 - 12.
Workshop, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Thu, Apr 27
Main
Theater
Worried about being taken in by fake news? Join Richland Library for an informative presentation from Charles Bierbauer, Dean of the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies at the University of South Carolina, on assessing the reliability of news sources and the importance of being media-savvy.
Community Awareness
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
6:30 pm
Thu, Apr 27
Southeast
Meeting Room
Do you like: Getting the high score on your favorite video game? Relaxing with a good comic, manga, or graphic novel? Laughing at an anime's crazy antics? If you answered "yes" to any of these, come check out "Panels and Pixels" - promising discussion, activities, tournaments, and fun!
Book Group, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Apr 27
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Come and join us as we read and discuss great international books.
Adults
6:00 pm
Fri, Apr 28
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us for a fun, relaxing introductory yoga practice. Wear comfortable clothes and come ready to breathe, focus and make mind-body connections. Yoga mats and light refreshment will be provided. Namaste!
Health and Wellness
Programs for School Age Children, Adults
6:30 pm
Fri, Apr 28
Operations Center
Members of the Richland Library Friends are invited to shop during this preview sale. Not a member? You can join at the door for as little as $25.
Book Sale
Children All Ages, 13 - 18, Adults
9:00 am
Sat, Apr 29
Operations Center
Get great deals on used books and support the library. Questions? Call 929-3436
Book Sale
Children All Ages, 13 - 18, Adults
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 29
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 29
Eastover
Meeting Room
2017 is here and the resolutions have been made, lets jump start our fitness resolution by walking! We will use Leslie Sansone’s walk workout series to increase our circulation, tone our bodies, and improve our health so we can look and feel great for the Spring and Summer. Remember to wear/bring comfortable workout clothes/shoes, accessories, and please check with your healthcare provider before starting a workout program. *Bottled water/snacks will be provided.
Health and Wellness
Adults, 13 - 18

THE CON! ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Sat, Apr 29
Southeast
Meeting Room
THE CON! for all ages (children, teen, adult)A mixture of Animefest, Dragoncon, Comic Con and Disney.THE CON! is an extravaganza of books, cosplay, games, manga, graphic novels, and more! Attendees will see the latest in literature, art, music, video games, and movies. Catch glimpses of your favorite characters throughout the day. THE CON! features something for all ages and interests: come dressed as your favorite character (or one of your own creation), enjoy playing IRL(In Real Life) “Minecraft”, play a board game, or check out one of our other exciting crafts, activities, and much, much more!
Programs for Families, Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 29
Sandhills
Children's Courtyard
Loosen up in a fun yoga class for yogis ages 6-12. All skill levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.
Health and Wellness
6-8, 9-12, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 29
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Celebrate the different cultures of the worldwith stories, music and fun.
Craft, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

TAB - Teen Advisory Board ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Sat, Apr 29
Eastover
Meeting Room
Earn volunteer hours by meeting once a month to help plan programs, participate in service projects, and have fun! for 7th through 12th graders.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
12:00 am
Mon, May 1
Eastover
Please call to schedule an in-person appointment time.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, May 1
Southeast
Meeting Room
Meets the first Monday of each month. Please note that the Cooper Book Group has moved to Richland Library Southeast while Cooper undergoes renovations. Please register. February 6 - "The Woman in the Photo" by Mary HoganMarch 6 - "The Wright Brothers" by David McCulloughApril 3 - TBAMay 1 - "A Spy Among Friends" by Ben MacIntyreJune 5 - "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante
Book Group
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, May 1
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Introduce your baby to the world of books and nurture a love of reading with stories, rhymes, and songs. This storytime is geared for crawlers.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Mon, May 1
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Learn basic terms, the parts of the computer and how it works. Practice using the mouse by completing a self-paced tutorial. Please register online.
Computer Class
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
12:30 pm
Mon, May 1
Board Room
Board Meeting
11:00 am
Tue, May 2
Southeast
Meeting Room
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with your fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, May 2
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
4:00 pm
Tue, May 2
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Activate your STEAM-engines! Tinker in our Maker Lab with a variety of projects geared towards Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
STEM/STEAM
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:30 pm
Tue, May 2
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn the basics of creating documents using Microsoft Word (2013). Registration is required.Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Wed, May 3
Eastover
Children's Area
Share stories, songs, craft, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Wed, May 3
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 04/26/2017
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, May 3
Southeast
Meeting Room
Learning Spanish? Ya lo hablas? Join us on the first and third Wednesday evenings every month and enjoy an hour of some relaxed Spanish chitchat.
Multicultural
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, May 3
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Learn the basics of creating documents using Microsoft Word (2013). Registration is required.Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults
9:00 am
Thu, May 4
North Main
Pop-Up Space
Come hear the details about the job training programs that Goodwill offers here in the Midlands. Learn about training and certifications in Retail, Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Call Center, Food Service and Custodial Technician. A Goodwill representative will provide information about program requirements, start dates and the selection process. Best of all, you can fill out an application for the program of your choice onsite! Please register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Thu, May 4
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. This storytime is suited for walkers.
Storytime
1-2, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Thu, May 4
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Interested in knitting, crocheting, needlework,or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, May 4
Main
Meeting Space 200
We've got a Playstation 4, Xbox One, and a Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us every Thursday on our second floor to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games. 
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Thu, May 4
North Main
Digital Zone
We've got a Playstation 4 and Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us on the first Thursday of each at North Main to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games.
Gaming, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
5:30 pm
Thu, May 4
Eastover
Meeting Room
Create robots, cities, creatures and more using LEGO blocks/KEVA Planks and LEGO Mindstorm!
Gaming, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Thu, May 4
Eastover
Children's Area
Join us for a book club discussion. Stop by to pick up your copy or call with questions.
Book Group
Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Thu, May 4
Main
Meeting Space 200
Talk writing and works-in-progress with writers from all over Richland County! All skill levels and genres welcome!
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Sat, May 6
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
1:00 pm
Sat, May 6
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group, Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
10:00 am
Mon, May 8
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Introduce your baby to the world of books and nurture a love of reading with stories, rhymes, and songs. This storytime is geared for crawlers.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Mon, May 8
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Learn how to perform basic computer tasks using Microsoft Windows. Open programs and learn how to edit and organize files. Please register online.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults

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